Disney has announced the cast for the upcoming live-action Lion King film to be released in 2019. Megastar Beyoncé will be playing the role of Nala.
Other stars include Donald Glover who will be playing Simba, Alfre Woodard who will be playing Sarabi, Chiwetel Ejiofor who will be playing Scar, the great James Earl Jones who will play Mufasa, and many others.
The film will be directed by Jon Favreau, who is best known for directing the 2016 hit film “The Jungle Book” – another Disney production that grossed $966.6 million in ticket sales worldwide.
Disney has confirmed that the production will begin soon, will include songs from the animated film, and will open in theaters on July 19, 2019.